[PEUS]: Oil Drilling Advocates Drive Presidential... →
May 2 2012 This is part of the INFLUENCE series “The Politicization of Energy in the US” [PEUS]. For other related topics, follow the associated tag and stay tuned for the development of this series’ page. The article (Oil Drilling Advocates Drive Presidential Debate With Ads- Bloomberg) starts: “While polls show the economy as the top concern of voters, a review of political attack ads...
We have a great hope for you: that in whatever career or sequence of careers...– Richard H. Brodhead Zakaria: ‘Extraordinary Opportunity’ Awaits Graduates | Duke Today
COMMENT: ‘The 21st Century Energy Transformation... →
Recently on The Energy Collective, Trillant Executive Sonita Lontoh wrote about the outlook of the energy industry. In her post, The 21st Century Energy Transformation will be an Evolution, not a Revolution, she shares insights on how energy will move forward. The opening paragraph is below, followed by my commentary: In any given month these days, you could find a smart energy conference to...
Wikistrat's "Ask a Senior Analyst" - Middle East...
Wikistrat’s “Ask a Senior Analyst”: (http://www.facebook.com/Wikistrat) Jesse Parent asks- ( http://www.facebook.com/jesse.parent ) Q: What do you think is the most overlooked factor influencing the politics and stability of the Middle East?” Wikistrat Senior Analyst Pascale Seigel gives her answer - A: “Education (quality, access, ad-equation with job market...
NEWS: New Keystone XL Plan Still Finds Discontent... →
Recently on The Energy Collective, the latest in the Keystone XL oil pipeline saga was discussed by Rocky Kistner from the perspective of Nebraskan’s who are against the pipeline. The article starts: TransCanada’s latest Keystone XL tar sands pipeline plan filed with the U.S. State Department has done nothing to quell local Nebraska opposition to the controversial project to pipe tar sands oil...
What Finland can teach China about education →
May 1st, 2012 What Finland can teach China about education Editor’s Note: Jiang Xueqin is a deputy principal at Peking University High School and the director of its International Division. The following post was originally published in The Diplomat, a stellar international current-affairs magazine for the Asia-Pacific region. By Jiang Xueqin, The Diplomat I’ve just finished a...
Now listed as a "Featured Blogger" @ The Energy... →
Just a brief update - I’m now listed as a featured writer !
Who's going to Powershift NY? →
? Contact me if you are, I plan on being there!
COMMENT: ‘Oil is so yesterday’, yes, but it’s also... →
Recently in a comment on my editorial at The Energy Collective, it was said ‘oil is so yesterday’. I agree, and left a shorter comment in response. But my full, unabridged response, which has to do with addressing the failures of energy education in America, is below. - – - I agree that oil is yesterday, but, for better or worse, it is also today – it’s the vast majority of the US’s present...
My Editorial, "A Substantial Failure" In Energy... →
Check out my article, featured exclusively on The Energy Collective. It addresses what Michael Spence, a Nobel Laureate, referred to when he mentioned “A substantial failure” in education about America’s energy situation. Hopefully the US can start moving towards energy reality, and soberly determine the best path forward. It is a curious thing when a mindset develops....
ProSyn: Intelligent Urban Design →
Good stuff NEW YORK – Two months ago, I was introduced to a start-up called CityMart, a for-profit marketplace dedicated to helping vendors and city managers to find one another – and to spreading municipal innovations outside of their home turf. This month, in Thailand, I met Jonathan Hursh, who runs Compassion for Migrant Children (soon to be renamed), which focuses on migrant populations –...
COMMENT | Fareed Zakaria: Republicans are... →
Yes, Fareed, but you are leaving out point “C” which is actually ‘why’ “B” and “A” matter — oil is a finite resource, and peak oil (the point where we reach zenith of production capacities) is upon us. There is ever-more demand, and ever-less supply. Yes, there is a lot of politicizing going on about who can do what, but where is the person who is going to start talking reality about the world’s...